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Lion or just a Cat?

Everybody seems to have gone big cat crazy after an alleged Lion was seen in Essex (UK). News sites, Facebook and Twitter were a buzz with reports and sightings, several pictures appeared online, but was it really a Lion? A big scruffy domestic cat? Or just a stuffed toy!?


Cheetah Breaks Speed Record

I think cheetahs are amazing big cats — Sarah, a cheetah at the Cincinnati Zoo, ran a record setting 100 meter dash on June 20 2012 reaching speeds of 61mph!


Big Cat spotted near New Farm Loch Scotland

A large Black Cat with glowing eyes has been spotted near New Farm Loch, North-East of Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire, Scotland. Unfortunately there are no pictures, but the cat appears to have killed a roe deer, which it was eating at the time of the sighting.


Rare ocelot sighted in Southern Arizona

An ocelot, one of the rarest big cats on this side of the world, wandered near a home in Southern Arizona’s Huachuca Mountains Tuesday and sought temporary refuge in a tree to avoid a barking dog.

The cat was unhurt, said the Arizona Game and Fish Department reported, and finally climbed down from the tree after a state wildlife officer had it photographed and recorded the sighting. (The photo above is the actual ocelot, taken by photographer Tony Battiste.)

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Panther-like Cat spotted in Wolverhampton (UK)

A large panther-like cat has been spotted in Wolverhampton, alarming eye-witnesses who have warned local dog-walkers to be cautious. Police are investigating the sighting in Wednesfield after retired union officer Andrew Hall alerted them to the potential danger. The 55-year-old was on the phone in

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Rare African Golden Cat caught on camera

Three images of one of Africa’s most elusive cats has been caught on camera. The African Golden Cat (Profelis aureate) was caught with a digital infrared camera trap, set up by Yale biologist Dr Gary Aronsen. Cat info: Due to its extremely reclusive living style, not

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Top 10 Most Read Stories from August 2009

August was a fantastic month for Cryptoworld, with over 20,000 unique (new) visitors and almost 800,000 hits! Unfortunately hits aren’t really a true indication of the amount of visitors to a site, but it would be great if we can top the 1 million mark

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Cryptoworld’s 10 Hottest stories from May 2009

1) UFOs and Helicopters filmed near Horn Lake (Video) Interesting video of unknown lights and what appears to be a lot of helicopters over Horn Lake, south of Memphis (exact location unknown). Half way through the video 3 new lights seem to appear out of

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Cryptoworld’s 10 Hottest stories from April 2009

1) Archaeological discovery enormous foot-shaped enclosures in Jordan “The ‘foot’ structures that we found in the Jordan valley are the first sites that the People of Israel built upon entering Canaan and they testify to the biblical concept of ownership of the land with the

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Big Cat sighting near Bridgnorth, Shropshire

That exact date is not clear, but there has been another big cat sighting near Bridgnorth in shropshire, UK. “It was just strolling along and had a long, wafting tail,” she said. “It definitely wasn’t a domestic cat ­ it was bigger than an Alsation.”

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5 new UK Big Cat Sightings

There seems to be an every increasing number of strange big cat sighting here in the UK, below are five recent reports and stories from across the UK. First up, The Elusive Fen Tiger. A farmer (name withheld) from Soham Fen just outside Ely, claims to have spotted and

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Another Big Cat sighting in Pembrokeshire

Animal welfare officers from Pembrokeshire County Council are investigating a second sighting of a big cat in the Johnston area. The panther-like animal was spotted over the weekend by a husband and wife who live in the village but who do not want to be

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Dorset Life talks Dorset Big Cats

Dorset Life magazine has a very interesting article on Dorset Big Cats. Sightings of felid phantasms stalking Great Britain have surged since the mid 1970s. Dorset, if not as prolific as Devon and Cornwall, has had more than enough to attract the interest of committed

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Cryptoworld’s Hot 10 from March 2009

1) O’Hare UFO video surfaces – is it real? After two years, a video has surfaced and is claimed to be the actual UFO from O’Hare! Watch the Video here >>> 2) Another UFO filmed by NASA? More and more strange objects are being seen

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More Isle of Purbeck Big Cat sighting

It appears more and more people have been seeing a large black cat in and around the Isle of Purbeck. The general descriptions seems to suggest a panther sized cat. “It was black about the size of a labrador dog. It had a long tail

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Isle of Purbeck Big Cat Sighting?

A couple allegedly spotted the large animal cross the road while they were driving at the weekend (possibly Saturday afternoon). They stopped their car at the spot where the creature entered the hedge and looked in – too their surprise a large cats face was